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Application due date: June 17, 2019 by 5:00 PM
Award notification: end of June 2019
Funding period: July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020
The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is pleased to announce the R Bridge Award for highly qualified, New Investigators who conduct interdisciplinary and translational research. Eligible new investigators at one of the four UCLA CTSI institutions are invited to apply for a one-time bridge award for up to $50,000 from the CTSI over 12 months to support research and career development across the spectrum of translational science but requires equal matching funds from their home institution(s)/department(s) for a total award up to $100,000.
These awards are specifically intended to help new investigators make the critical transition to independent R01 funding, allowing those who have received competitive scores on their first R01 proposals to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to remain scientifically productive and strengthen their proposals for resubmission.
This program is limited to New Investigator R01 submissions that are likely to be funded during the next year. Applications to other funding mechanisms are not eligible. Applicants must:
CTSI R Bridge Scholars will receive up to 12 months of funding up to $100,000 (CTSI and matching funds), which may include salary, fringe benefits and research-related support. Scholars may receive funding until receipt of an NIH R01 grant up to a maximum of 12 months.
The following criteria will be used to select R Bridge Scholars:
Please CLICK HERE to submit your online application packet by 5:00 PM on June 17, 2019 to include the following required items:
For questions, please contact the CTSI Workforce Development Program at CTSIWD@mednet.ucla.edu.